Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.

Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Corranabinnia: A Remote Mountain to Respect and Admire

The Bones Peak: On Beenkeragh Ridge

Bawn Mountain: Crouching Tiger Hidden Trig

MacGillycuddy's Reeks: The Three Arêtes

Focussed Summiteering Circuit.

Rocky Island: North face conquered and no acclimitisation needed

The Saddle - Trig Point: View From Summit

The Ben Starav Five

An Teallach - Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill: View From Summit

Slioch: On Summit, August 2023

Ben Starav: Loch Etive

Figure of eight from Shay Elliott.

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks, shared GPS tracks or about starting places may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
markwallace: Track 3864 in area near Binn idir an dá Log, Maamturks (Ireland)
Direct ascent to Binn Idir an da Log, highest point in Maamturks
Length: 4.8km, Creator time taken: 1h29m, Ascent: 604m,
Descent: 430m

Places: Start at L8814550978, Binn idir an dá Log, end at L8872851710 936m NE from Start
Logged as completed by 1

Park at layby at bridge 100m south-west of old school at Derryvoreada. No fences, straight onto open hillside from here. Keeping school to the left, head straight up the steep hillside for an increasingly rocky ascent to the top. Several short scrambles on the route up. Coming out onto summit area, the track shows I mistakenly headed immediately right (north-east) to the fake summit with cairn, rather than bearing slightly left (north) to the actual summit with bigger cairn further back. Navigation in mist would be an issue. picture 1 for track/3864  : Direct ascent to Binn Idir an da Log, highest point in Maamturks

Route down involved heading south at the first opportunity to avoid down-scrambling. So after the beginning the descent is all on heathery and grassy slopes, initially steep to very steep, but then moderating. Finally a gentle descent alongside the river, all the way to the bridge to meet the car. picture 2 for track/3864  : Direct ascent to Binn Idir an da Log, highest point in Maamturks

Experimental route, not established or described anywhere, that I know of. Challenging despite the short length because of the continuously steep ground and need to scramble. Very accessible and handily reached from the roadside. Relentless ascent makes it a good test of fitness and ability on particularly rough, steep ground.

Stats slightly garbled as I turned off GPS too early. Descent should match ascent. Distance 5.34km. Actual time was about 1h 37m, rather than 1h 29m. picture 3 for track/3864  : Direct ascent to Binn Idir an da Log, highest point in Maamturks

Uploaded on: Sat, 4 Aug 2018 (19:17:33)
To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.

No comments uploaded yet.

NOTE: ALL information such as Ascent, Length and Creator time taken etc should be regarded as approximate. The creator's comments are opinions and may not be accurate or still correct.
Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, an approximate though often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 1h 58m + time stopped for breaks
NOTE: It is up to you to ensure that your route is appropriate for you and your party to follow bearing in mind all factors such as safety, weather conditions, experience and access permission.

* Note: A GPS Height in the elevation profile is sourced from the device that recorded the track. An "SRTM" height is derived from a model of elevations for parts of the earth. More detail

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence), a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2300 Summiteers, 1460 Contributors, Newsletter since 2007